Short-lived airline based at Essendon. Operated to Burnie in Tasmania but flights suspended after VH-EMK was returned to lessor. Restarted with a Sharp Airlines Metro but services soon stopped again. Operated Essendon-Merimbula. More disruptions when the deal with Sharp ended and then Free Spirit was asked to vacate Essendon. Ceased operations entirely in February 2018
Essendon was Melbourne's main airport from 1921 until 1970. It at the time of the photo the base for the then two major domestic airlines, Ansett-ANA and TAA. Most Victorians heading to Asia, Europe and North America in the 1960s were forced to transit Sydney because Essendon was unable to handle 707s and DC-8s.